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RODNEY HARRIS

BROADCAST NEWS PRODUCER


Work Experience
2013-Present News Producer WLNS-TV, Lansing, MI -- Produce various live newscasts, such as Noon, 5pm, 6pm, 11pm, and weekends -- Use multiple platforms for news broadcasts -- Made quick decisions before and during show -- Edited graphics and videos 2013-Present

Contact Information
email: phone: address: TVRodney@gmail.com
734.377.1698 6310 Pickwick Drive Canton, MI 48187

News Director
WMHW-FM, Mt. Pleasant, MI -- Manage news staff of 25 -- Produce news updates twice a day, five days a week -- Host weekly Central Beat community affairs show -- Assign news stories for staff to write, edit stories for show

Education
Central Michigan University Major: Broadcast and Cinematic Arts Minor: Political Science Social Media Certificate

2011-Present Producer/Anchor/Production Assistant NewsCentral34, Mt. Pleasant, MI -- Produced 5pm newscasts multiple days each week -- Anchored 5pm newscast for semester -- Managed studio by floor directing and other production tasks 2011-2013 Assistant News Director/Anchor/Reporter WMNN-LD, Cadillac, MI -- Covered various local and national news stories in two minute news segments -- Interviewed business owners, politicians, and community members -- Managed Mt. Pleasant bureau, posted stories on web -- Involved in editorial and other on-air decisions for station

Skills
iNews ENPS EZNews NewsBoss Web Design Video Editing Final Cut Avid News Cutter Premiere Edius Pro Photoshop InDesign Flash HTML Office Mac OS Windows

Internship Experience
2013 Intern/Producer Assistant WWTV-TV, Tustin, MI -- Assist 5pm producer in writing, formatting, stacking newscast -- Edited VOs, SOTs, NATs, PKGs, other video for show -- Video dubbing and other newsroom tasks 2013 Intern WWJ-AM, Southfield, MI -- Beat calls, pitch stories for assignment desk -- Work with anchors and reporters on stories, go in the field with reporters -- Helped with Detroit Primary Election 2013 2012

Intern
WWJ-TV/WKBD-TV, Southfield, MI -- Worked on morning newscast First Forecast Mornings -- Wrote news scripts for newscast, stacked show -- Other production and producing tasks as needed

References
Available upon request

Other Experience
2012-Present President Radio and Television Digital News Association of CMU Organize and lead meetings on campus twice each month. Plan group tours, guest speakers, and other networking activities.

References
Jill Washburn
248.361.3279 JZWashburn@cbs.com

RODNEY HARRIS
Contact Information
email: phone: address: TVRodney@gmail.com
734.377.1698 6310 Pickwick Drive Canton, MI 48187

Broadcast News Producer

Lauren Thompson
517.862.1049 LThompson@wlns.com

Jackie Paige
248.225.1191 Jackie.Paige@cbsradio.com

Cathryne DeMunbrun
734.658.7150 GCathryne@gmail.com

Education
Central Michigan University Major: Broadcast and Cinematic Arts Minor: Political Science Social Media Certificate

Skills
iNews ENPS EZNews NewsBoss Web Design Video Editing Final Cut Avid News Cutter Premiere Edius Pro Photoshop InDesign Flash HTML Office Mac OS Windows